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Ravens interested in Lynn Bowden, per report

Lamar Jackson and Lynn Bowden in the same offense?

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Day 2 of the 2020 NFL Draft kicks off with Rounds 2-3, and the hope is multiple Kentucky Wildcats hear their names called.

Offensive guard Logan Stenberg and wide receiver Lynn Bowden have been widely projected to go in the Round 3-4 range, so there’s a decent chance one of them hears their name called tonight.

According to Cats Illustrated’s Justin Rowland, the Baltimore Ravens are among the NFL teams most interested in Bowden. If that came to fruition, we would see two of the greatest running college quarterbacks of all time in the same NFL offense, a very scary sight for any opposing defense.

Reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson runs the show in Baltimore after he set multiple NCAA records with the Louisville Cardinals while winning the 2016 Heisman Trophy.

Bowden is coming off a record-breaking season as Kentucky’s quarterback, where almost all of his damage came on the ground as he finished with the most rushing yards by a quarterback school history (1,369 in just eight games in 2019).

Ironically, Bowden set the record for the most rushing yards in a game by a quarterback in SEC history vs. Jackson’s old Louisville team (284 this past season). Bowden went on to win the 2019 Paul Hornung Trophy for the nation’s most versatile player.

Of course, Bowden is expected to be a full-time receiver in the NFL, and the Ravens certainly need help at the position. They could also use another impact special teams return man, so it’s easy to see why they’re intrigued by what Bowden can bring to their team.